216 Sherman
Murray, IA 50174
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Murray Jr/sr High School serves 168 students in grades 6-12.
Murray Jr/sr High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Murray Jr/sr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Murray Jr/sr High School's student population of 168 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Murray Jr/sr High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Murray Jr/sr High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#555 out of 1227 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
88%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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